Latest Fetal alcohol syndrome Stories
Prenatal exposure to alcohol often results in disruption to the brain's cognitive and behavioral domains, which include executive function (EF) and adaptive functioning.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently released a report with interesting statistics regarding pregnant women, including the use of cigarettes and other drugs.
Yale School of Medicine researchers have concluded that exposure to cell phones during pregnancy affects the brain development of the offspring and may cause hyperactivity.
Researchers are suggesting in a new study that there are no safe thresholds for alcohol consumption during pregnancy.
Prenatal exposure to alcohol is associated with a spectrum of abnormalities, referred to as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.
In recent years, medical professionals have begun to measure fatty acid ethyl esters (FAEEs) in meconium as a direct and reliable marker of gestational alcohol exposure during the second and third trimesters.
Individuals with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) have numerous motor, behavioral, and cognitive difficulties.
Drinking alcohol during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of miscarriage, premature birth, and low birth weight.